District 17 CFA Clay Target Shooting Day raised money for burn unit

Event organiser Dale Russell has announced the fundraising tally of $800.

Event organiser Dale Russell has announced the fundraising tally of $800.

THE Country Fire Authority’s District 17 Clay Target Shooting Day was at Natimuk and District Field and Game Club on Sunday. 

Event organiser Dale Russell said it was a good day. 

“We raised $800 for The Alfred hospital’s burns unit,” he said. 

There were 119 participants at the event. 

“The weather held off for us. It rained beforehand and afterwards, which was good of it,” Russell said. 

“We had 11 female members and the same number of juniors participating. It was good to see a mixture CFA and non CFA people there. It was about bringing people together and there were people who travelled from Bairnsdale to be a part of it.” 

The high gun winner was Anthony Mulraney with a score of 48 out of 52. 

Men’s members of gun clubs winner was Simon Porter, with 47 points. Rob Smith won the men’s non-member of gun clubs with 43 points.

The women’s winner was Meg Filtness with 30 points.